SINOHYDRO Successfully Commenced the World’s Largest Water Turbine Installation


2011-09-26 11:10:00
On 25th September, SINOHYDRO's Xiang Jiaba Hydropower Project successfully installed the runner of the world la...
On Sept. 25, 2011, SINOHYDRO's Xiang Jiaba Hydropower Project successfully installed the runner of the world largest water turbine unit of 800 MW, marking the start of the final phase of assembly of the No. 1 generator unit of Xiang Jiaba project. Such an exhilarating result has laid a solid base for power generation of the No. 1 unit of Xiang Jiaba Project in 2012.
 
Xiang Jiaba Hydropower Project with a designed installed capacity of 6400 MW is the third-largest hydropower project in China. The newly installed turbine runner, which is welded stainless steel, is more than 4.7 m high and weighs more than 406.5 tons. It has a diameter of 9.3 m and a maximum outer diameter of 10.52 m.

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